He declared his candidacy on Sat., May 4th.
Philip Dacey has announced that he's running for the Frederick Board of Aldermen. He threw his hat into the ring on Saturday, May 4th.
"The number one issue facing this City over the next four years is growth," he said in a statement. "Growth begins with vision; with the number of acres that are in the process of being annexed into the City, it is vital that Frederick have a plan for incorporating growth. Growth can't be all residential; we need to partner with the state and federal government to capitalize on our proximity to two major metropolitan areas and bring jobs to the City."
Dacey is campaigning as a Republican.
Other GOP candidates in the race are Daniel Cowell, Hayden Duke and Jill King.
Democratic Incumbent Aldermen Michael O'Connor and Kelly Russell are running for re-election. The other Democrats in the race for Aldermen are Derek Shackelford, Josh Bokee, Jack Lynch II, and former Alderwoman Donna Kuzemchak.
Incumbent Republican Mayor Randy McClement is seeking re-election.
Democrats in the mayoral race are Alderwoman Karen Young and Delegate Galen Clagett. Jennifer Dougherty is running as an independent, and collected enough signatures that she can be on the General Election ballot.
The deadline for other candidates to file to run is July 2nd.
The Primary Election in Tuesday, September 10th. The General Election will take place on Tuesday, November 5th.